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PADM 295 Special Topics: Emergency Management

Time: Monday 6pm-8:45pm
Location: Clark 243


This course will cover the principles of emergency management as practiced in the State of California, and the methods and principles for developing emergency plans that comply with State and Federal guidelines. Key components of the course include the historical and political environment of emergency planning, intergovernmental relations within emergency management, developing threat assessments for organizations and communities, methods for mitigating disasters, conducting emergency planning and preparedness, developing a response, and managing a recovery, communications issues, readiness through training and exercises, and policy issues in emergency management.

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